YHouse is growing! We're looking for an excited, savvy person to join our team managing the volunteer efforts across YHouse events, activities, and administration. Check out the job description below, and join the team!


YHouse (https://yhousenyc.org) seeks a contracted part-time Volunteer Coordinator to manage the team of volunteers, overseas volunteer tasks, and communicate the needs of institute to those responsible for each particular task. Current tasks: physical advertisement, event support, guest support, event photography, graphic design, email admin and art/music event coordination.


  • Corresponding with volunteers (new and old)

  • Corresponding with management

  • Coordinating with Digital Communications Manager (re: social media, web content, press, blog and newsletter)

  • Distributing tasks between volunteers

  • Coordinating the allocation of materials needed for volunteer tasks 

  • Attend weekly (Slack) meetings with updates and post updates on Slack

  • Work on volunteer recruitment, and fill in volunteer positions where and when appropriate

  • Let management know if there is a task that no volunteer can/will attend to.

  • Give adequate notice if not be able to perform any of the above tasks

Required Skills

  • Communication skills in English

  • Organization and multitasking skills

  • Ability to use Google+ Hangout for face-to-face communication

  • Content knowledge about the nature and origin of consciousness, with a familiarity in any of the following:

    • Neuroscience

    • Artificial Intelligence

    • Astrobiology

    • Philosophy of consciousness

Hours per week: 5-10 depending on support needs; availability to respond to communications during regular work week

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a contracted position, with duration to be determined upon agreement.

Level: Entry-level, project coordinator, assistant

Work environment: Flexible. We are located in New York, NY and you can work here or remotely.

YHouse is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity at all levels of our work. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@yhousenyc.org